TITLE

Do patients and their relatives prefer single cubicles or shared wards?

AUTHOR(S)
Pease, NJF; Finlay, IG
PUB. DATE
September 2002
SOURCE
Palliative Medicine;Sep2002, Vol. 16 Issue 5, p445
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses a survey to ascertain the preferences for place of care amongst patients in a 17-bed oncology ward that provides joint oncology and palliative care for the most ill patients in a cancer center. Lack of research on the effects of isolation on inpatients; Mood disturbance as a consequence of isolation; Description of the modern hospice movement which arose in the 1960s.
ACCESSION #
7351681

 

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